How Honda got Red Bull’s top designer Adrian Newey sharp again

After winning both the Formula 1 drivers’ and constructors’ championship between 2010 and 2013 with Sebastian Vettel, it would take Red Bull another nine years before they repeated the same feat. At that time Red Bull’s Chief Technical Officer, Adrian Newey, was the lead designer of the cars that propelled Vettel to success. Despite the … Read more

The one F1 record Verstappen will not be able to break in 2022

With 14 Formula 1 Grand Prix wins and counting in the 2022 season, Max Verstappen is in uncharted territory. His win in the Mexican Grand Prix eclipsed the tally of 13 victories – the record jointly held by Michael Schumacher and Sebastian Vettel – as the Red Bull driver continued to impose his dominance on … Read more

Doohan ‘understands’ why Alpine chose Gasly over him

Jack Doohan “understands” why Alpine chose to go with Pierre Gasly over him for to replace Fernando Alonso in 2023. The seat became available after Alonso elected to make a switch to Aston Martin, with Oscar Piastri set to be his replacement. However, following a lengthy contract dispute, Piastri will now race with rivals McLaren, … Read more

Red Bull’s F1 cost cap breach was in four main areas

The Red Bull Formula 1 team’s breach of the cost cap regulations totalled about $1.8 million and was spread across four main areas, understands. A recent report from the FIA auditing process for the 10 teams accounts for 2021 found that nine of them had stayed under the $145 million cost cap imposed – … Read more

Aston Martin sign World Champion as F1 reserve driver

The Aston Martin Formula 1 team have signed Formula E World Champion Stoffel Vandoorne as a test and reserve driver for 2023. Former McLaren driver Vandoorne claimed the 2021/22 FE title with Mercedes, for whom he is currently a reserve driver in F1 alongside Nyck de Vries. He will dovetail his title defence with the … Read more

Horner: ‘Every time we talked to Norris, he signed a day later’

Christian Horner says every time Red Bull speak to Lando Norris about a potential Formula 1 drive “he signs with McLaren the next day”. Red Bull have long held an interest in signing Norris; stretching back to his days in Formula 2 when Red Bull Motorsport Advisor Helmut Marko attempted to get the Briton into … Read more